Current Job Vacancies


Trainee Project Manager - Graduate

We have an exciting opportunity for a focused and enthusiastic management graduate to join our newly appointed project management team. Reporting directly to Senior Partners the successful  candidate will play a key role in supporting and coordinating new initiatives across all areas of the business.


There will be a range of projects to work on, including the creation and design of new products, reviewing processes and procedures and the launching of new show sites. In this role you will be encouraged to use your initiative, take responsibility and ownership and work both independently and collaboratively with senior stake holders to ensure projects are delivered on time and to budget.


 Responsibilities


  •  Research and develop ideas around new initiatives and concepts
  • Coordinate and plan projects 
  • Work closely with the design engineer on the development of new products
  • Liaise with all departments in order to achieve a common business objective
  • Carry out planning, including setting goals and objectives, defining roles and producing schedules and time lines
  • Identify and manage any risks/issues the project may come across
  • Contribute ideas to improve the work of the team 

Requirements


  • Ideally a 2:1 Degree in business/project management
  • Proactive attitude to projects and developing new ideas
  • Self- motivated, enthusiastic and the ability to continue learning
  • Stong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills
  • Computer literate with experience of Microsoft Office products.

 Nice to have (not essential)


  • Relevant work experience
  • Examples of previous project involvement
  • Project management qualification

Benefits include:


  • Basic salary linked to experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday per year + Bank Holidays
  • Excellent staff facilities including fresh fruit and breakfast provided daily

 This is a full time position working 40 hours a week Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5.00pm


Equal Opportunity Statement


Crane Garden Buildings prohibits discrimination based on race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.


 

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000

Trainee Design Engineer - Graduate

This is an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Product Designer / Design Engineer to join the project development team. The successful candidate will report directly to the Senior Partners and work within this newly appointed team to design new products, as well as assist other functions of the business to ensure that new initiatives and concepts are delivered to a high quality and in a timely manner.


 This position will provide valuable experience while offering the opportunity to influence new products and concepts within a dynamic manufacturing business. On the job training will be provided to ensure that the individual is constantly developing both personally and also within the business.


Responsibilities:


  • Develop new product concepts and designs to meet our growing customer base
  • Create detailed technical documentation to support new ideas and concepts (CAD, Sketchup ect.)
  • Focus on delivering high-quality products that would enhance our offering 
  • Work both individually and collaboratively on projects in a timely manner
  • To work across multiple areas of the business in order to achieve common business objectives
  • Contribute ideas to improve the work of the team

 Requirements


  •  Degree in product design, engineering or similar
  • Computer literate with experience of Microsoft Office products
  • Working Knowledge of CAD, sketch software (no specific software required)
  • Technically minded – problem assessment and solving
  • Self- motivated, enthusiastic and demonstrate the ability to continue learning
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

 Nice to have (not essential)


  • Experience working/ designing with timber related products
  • Examples of previous design work

  This is a full time position working 40 Hours per week - Monday to Friday 08:30 – 17:00


Benefits include:


  • Basic salary linked to experience
  • 28 days holiday per year including bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Excellent staff facilities including fresh fruit and breakfast provided daily

Equal Opportunity Statement


Crane Garden Buildings prohibits discrimination based on race, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.


 

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000

Business Administrator - Apprenticeship

We are looking for a self-motivated, dedicated individual to join our Head Office team in Narford.  The successful applicant will join our apprenticeship programme, studying for a Level 2 Business Administration Diploma.  This is a full-time position supported with regular days at college. 


Our Company:


We have been designing and manufacturing luxury garden buildings for over 45 years and are proud of our reputation for quality and service. This ethos of quality is carried through every part of the company and our head office team are the leaders in ensuring we deliver on this commitment.


As part of the role and with support from your scheme mentor and colleagues, you will follow a structured training program, which will involve working across all departments including Customer Service, Business Admin, Finance, Reception and Digital Marketing. 


As an ideal candidate you will:


  • Demonstrate a good command of the English language both written and spoken and have achieved GCSE level 4 or above in Maths and English
  • Have excellent communication skills and be keen to learn and develop
  • Be fully mobile with your own transport
  • Be comfortable working independently as well as within a team 
  • Be confident using Microsoft office and associated software

Future Prospects & Benefits include:


  • Enhanced Apprenticeship salary - £5.40 per hour
  • Funded Diploma in Level 2 Business Administration
  • 28 days holiday entitlement including Bank Holidays
  • Excellent staff facilities with tea, coffee and fresh fruit provided daily
  • Real opportunities to further progress and develop a career within the company

Normal working week is Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm


This is a fantastic opportunity for a university or school leaver who wants to develop a career in Business Administration.


Please include a CV and covering letter with your application

Salary: £5.40 per hour